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Hosta Bumper Crop Mix 10 Bare Root Hostas Fabulous Color for Shady Gardens Ships from Easy to Grow

Last Updated: June 1, 2020 (Refresh Now)
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Review Summary - 303 recent, verified reviews

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Delivery
 40
package, hostas, condition, well packaged, planted
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Received hostas in a timely manner, put them in the ground 2 days after receiving.  ...  "
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" ...  I am writing this immediately after receiving the package.  ...  "
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" ...  I received the hosta roots fast and in good condition.  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived yesterday afternoon, in excellent condition.  ...  "
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" ...  All arrived early!  ...  "
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" ...  Received exactly what was expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived early in good shape.  ...  "
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" ...  I immediately took them out about 4 days after they arrived (they recommend immediately but I actually received them earlier than I thought) and planted them in organic potting soil with some home compost.  ...  "
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Product Reliability
 22
planted, started growing, plant, 2 weeks, two weeks
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Planted these in Oklahoma the last month of March.  ...  "
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" ...  They started growing.  ...  "
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" ...  I'll know more in a couple months, although I am planning on buying more.  ...  "
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" ...  I will update this review after I plant them and see how it goes.  ...  "
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" ...  I planted them immediately and they have all started growing!  ...  "
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" ...  About 3 weeks later, all the hostas have sprouted up.  ...  "
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" ...  It will be few weeks before they get establshed.  ...  "
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" ...  I got 3 different varieties and a couple became huge by the end of the year.  ...  "
Marketplace
 19
would, order, picture, ordered, vendor
+84%
-16%
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" ...  Very pleased and wouldn't hesitate to buy from this seller again  ...  "
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" ...  This is my second order.  ...  "
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" ...  Would re-order from this seller.  ...  "
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" ...  I got these June 1 and planted them immediately.  ...  "
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" ...  They came in the mail yesterday afternoon and they had already come up when I got up today!  ...  "
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" ...  Will order more.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you very much!  ...  "
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" ...  I would buy from this vendor again!  ...  "
Design
 18
healthy, green, white, roots, came
+94%
-6%
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" ...  The other 19 are doing fine, growing well and are a beautiful light green with white vein accents.  ...  "
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" ...  All of the ten came up in good shape.  ...  "
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" ...  They came alive and healthy looking.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm so excited to see the end result 😊 not sure about the variety as they all look the same right now, but regardless of that, I am super happy!  ...  "
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" ...  The shades of green are stunning.  ...  "
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" ...  Not so much of a variety, but still look great.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought 30 and all looked healthy, most with nice long roots and at least a little bit of a sprout.  ...  "
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" ...  I planted them on Saturday and 3 days later this is how they look!  ...  "
Software Platform
 17
10, bare root hostas, bare, ten, plants
+88%
-12%
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" ...  You simply place them in the ground root buried.  ...  "
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" ...  Got growth within a day, great root systems.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice big root systems.  ...  "
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" ...  I just planted in the ground and filled with my original organics potting soil, so they should continue to thrive while rooting into my acidic soil in pine trees.  ...  "
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" ...  I had never ordered plants bare root and was extra careful to follow guidelines I found on Google.  ...  "
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" ...  Basically, there were ten root bundles, and turned out to be 2 varieties, and most were of the one common yellow/green type.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve never bought bare root plants ever.  ...  "
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" ...  10 fat bulbs and healthy root clumps.  ...  "
Color
 17
color, plants, hosta, mix, green
+88%
-12%
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" ...  I wish the seller would allow pictures because these are simply gorgeous!  ...  "
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" ...  Only gave 4 stars because all the hostas were the same vibrant light green.  ...  "
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" ...  By June 16, I could tell what kind and color the hosta was going to be.  ...  "
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" ...  They’re growing so big and I have about 6 different colors or combinations!!!  ...  "
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" ...  The shades of green are stunning.  ...  "
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" ...  I would have asked for few different colors and verities.  ...  "
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" ...  Not a lot of variation unfortunately, but VERY healthy and nice vibrant color!  ...  "
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" ...  Different colors, at least 2, maybe more (can't tell quite yet).  ...  "
Price
 14
value, time, store, money, good
+86%
-14%
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" ...  For the price, this is great.  ...  "
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" ...  I think these are a great value!  ...  "
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" ...  I planted a week ago and they are already up 2 inches --- excellent plant for the price  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great deal!  ...  "
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" ...  I was hoping for more variety, but, for the price, it was a decent value.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought the Hosta plants because it's a perennial and it was a great price.  ...  "
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" ...  I don’t know where else you can buy 10 hostas for this price!  ...  "
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" ...  Recommend this purchase - do not waste your money at the garden store just becasue those plants are a bit bigger. ... These will catch up in no time at a fraction of the price!  ...  "
Ease of Use
 7
growing, instructions, grow, follow
+100%
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" ...  They were easy to plant and most of them have been growing well without much effort on my part.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions wee easy to follow even for an inexperienced gardener.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy and what I expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy, joyful growing is where it's at.  ...  "
Water Resistance
 7
soaked, planted, soak, rain, plant
+71%
-29%
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" ...  Make sure you give them a good soak keeping the buds above water before planting them out!  ...  "
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" ...  Put them in water for a couple of days and they are going in the ground.  ...  "
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" ...  Left them in water to soak overnight.  ...  "
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" ...  The ground was soft after the torrential rain we had.  ...  "
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" ...  Put in bowl with water and soil because we had plans and I could plant.  ...  "
Build Quality
 6
spring, plastic, days, came, already
+67%
-33%
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" ...  The shoots arrived well packaged, wrapped in plastic, with instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  These arrived in a small plastic bag and when I unwrapped them, sure enough, all ten were there!  ...  "
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" ...  Looking forward for the spring.  ...  "
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" ...  The ground was soft after the torrential rain we had.  ...  "
Comfort
 5
planted, fall, buds, shape, came
+100%
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" ...  ALL the buds started getting larger, I then on the 3rd day planted all 10 in the ground.  ...  "
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" ...  These are so easy to grow that I feel like I have the “greeniest” of the thumbs.  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived promptly, all were tender little buds with roots, I planted, left them alone, and VOILA!  ...  "
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" ...  All of the ten came up in good shape.  ...  "
Setup
 4
follow, planting, easy
+100%
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" ...  I would definitely buy these again, totally fool proof if you follow the instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  but I follow the instructions I waited and I couldn’t believe it!!!  ...  "
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" ...  They arrived well packaged with extensive planting instructions.  ...  "
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" ...  Instructions wee easy to follow even for an inexperienced gardener.  ...  "
Returns
 4
seller, ordered
+50%
-50%
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" ...  Did not get 10, 2 were broken.  ...  "
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" ...  I would have returned if it was not for COVID-19 lockdown.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
came, hostas, arrived
+75%
-25%
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" ...  Came quickly and I damaged!  ...  "
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" ...  Came in perfect condition.  ...  "
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" ...  The hostas arrived in lovely condition.  ...  "
Camera
 4
+75%
-25%
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" ...  I’ll add pictures ones they develop more than just a shoot.  ...  "
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" ...  Will post pictures when they start growing  ...  "
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" ...  And try to update with pictures for other customers.  ...  "
Storage
 4
arrived, sure, price, plastic, buy
+75%
-25%
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" ...  In 4 days I was astounded because I needed to get them out of that container.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good value vs. buying bigger plants at the box store.  ...  "
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" ...  These arrived in a small plastic bag and when I unwrapped them, sure enough, all ten were there!  ...  "
Overall performance
 3
+100%
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" ...  A great quarantine project with fast results!  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived fast, planted them and they have all taken and are growing.  ...  "
Packing
 3
came
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Packaging was good.  ...  "
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" ...  Came in great packaging!!  ...  "
Product As Described
 3
see, 10
+100%
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" ...  All 10 are starting to grow (see picture).  ...  "
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" ...  I received 10 hostas just as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Picture is of 20ct  ...  "
Drying
 3
dry
-100%
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" ...  The ones inside I watered a bit when soil dried out.  ...  "
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" ...  Immediately after planting the hostas our region went through an unusually hot and dry month yet these plants flourished.  ...  "

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